Parents and students are being invited to explore their award-winning local college to get advice on how they can achieve their goals and take the first steps towards a successful career.
Cornwall College Camborne will be opening its doors to prospective students on Saturday 18th November between 10am – 12 noon; for its latest Courses and Careers Advice Event.
Head of Campus, Vicky Cox, said, “These events are the ideal way for young people to explore their options after leaving school and for adults to discover what opportunities are available to help with re-training or career progression.
“More and more students are studying with us and this isn’t by accident. We have spent both time and money in developing our resources, to ensure that our courses provision is right for the local community and in line with many growing industries where skills gaps exist, increasing the chances for a successful career”.
Cornwall College offers one of the widest ranges of specialist’s courses, including full-time and part-time options, with many starting at Level 1 and progression up to BA (Hons) degrees, meaning that students can study for a degree without having to leave home and accrue higher debts.
Recently Cornwall College celebrated with over 740 of its students who graduated at a prestigious ceremony at Truro cathedral, making the organisation the most successful college in Cornwall when it comes to number of graduands.
Vicky continued, “Our open events provide a great way for people to gather lots of information on courses, progression routes and careers. It offers a relaxed and informative venue to meet our knowledgeable staff and to tour the amazing facilities.
“Over the past few years we gained some really great accolades, for instance we are the best catering college in the South West, the number 1 choice for construction trade training in Devon and Cornwall and our apprenticeship programme is also number 1 in the South West, giving us a great platform to build our other key strengths on, including having an award-winning media department and providers of the first Business school in Cornwall.
“People who choose Cornwall College can rest assured they have chosen a training provider to help them become employment ready and with so many links to industry, we really can give our students the career boost they deserve”.
The course offering at Camborne includes; Business, Art & Design, Media, Catering, Photography, Hair & Beauty, Military Academy, Sports, Health & Social Care, Applied Science, Construction, Engineering, Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry and Vocational & Work-related Studies, not to mention access to Higher Education, university courses.
Expert staff and student advisors will also be on hand to offer a range of information on all aspects of college life including study programmes, transport, learning support, Cornwall College Students’ Union and sporting activities.